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Clifford Horwitz

Personal injury Attorney at Chicago, IL

5.0   3 reviews

Licensed for 38 years

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About Clifford

Learn Clifford’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    40%

    39 years, 500 cases

  2. Transportation
    25%

    39 years, 500 cases

  3. Brain injury
    20%

    39 years, 200 cases

  4. Nursing home abuse and neglect
    15%

    39 years, 200 cases

PERSONAL INJURY. 25% OF HIS VERDICTS SET ILLINOIS STATE RECORDS. LARGEST JURY VERDICT IN IL HISTORY.

Clifford Horwitz has won every case he has tried since 1989, but a high winning percentage alone is not why Cliff practices law. “Representing the injured, the abused and the forgotten are what I have dedicated my life to.”

Some of Cliff’s more interesting recoveries can be found by clicking on the following line: verdicts and settlements. 

Cliff has also handled pro-bono cases, cut fees when it was fair to do so, and kept the client’s interests first. 

A graduate of New Trier High School, the University of Florida, and Loyola University School of Law, Cliff was born and currently lives in Chicago, where the two most important things in his life are his family and representing the injured.

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Licensed for 38 years
State IL
Status Active And Authorized To Practice Law
Acquired 1984
Updated 01/06/2023

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Horwitz Horwitz & Associates
25 East Washington Street
Suite 900
Chicago, IL, 60602
Horwitz Horwitz & Associates
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Posted by Ron | November 17, 2012
Clifford fights so hard for people because he truly cares.
I hired Clifford and his partners at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates in 2007. Since then he has worked so hard on my case that I knew that I was going to have the best representation. Clifford helped me understand what was going on every step of the way. When it came time for trial, I watched and listened to how much detail and passion he had for my case. I was very impressed and even though it was a very serious case, it was fun to watch him work. I can't thank him enough for what he did for my family and I. I look forward to having Clifford as a friend when this is all finished. Thank you Clifford.
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Posted by Gary | July 22, 2014
Hard working lawyer
Cliff 's hard work and attention to my case proved to me just how great of an attorney he is. His staff along with Cliff worked vey hard and won my case.
Posted by Scott | June 10, 2013
Bringing a Workman's Comp case back from the DEAD!!!!!
The Horwitz brother's had taken a case of mine that other attorneys I was useing could make nothing happen. So a fellow coworker strongly suggested me to fire the Attorneys That I was useing and to get "SMART" and hire the Horwitz Brother's....Wow Thank God I did!!! thay had gotten me a genoris comp settel-ment, they also notifide my old attorny's that thay were Terminated for me! (Caus' Who want's to go threw that Bul#@*%) That's not all Thay won me A medical set-a-side that pay's a nice sum Annualy for my med's untill I'm 65yr old I was 49 when this setteld.....No I'm Not done! The company I worked for tride to pull a fast-one telling me no 3rd party. Well Cliff Horwitz got that RECTIFIDE...A.S.A.P. and wone me a Trifecta...Boo-Yhah!!! Case Setteld... in lickety-split time too. BRAVO!!! HORWITZ & HORWITZ....Sincerly A 35yr Local UNION #1 Ironworker...
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Contingency 33%-33%

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Lead Trial Lawyer
  • Horwitz Horwitz & Associates
  • 1984 - Present

Education

  • Loyola University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1984
  • University of Florida
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1981

Legal Cases

  • Ironworker vs. Construction Company
  • $64,000,000
  • Local 1 ironworker recovers over 1,100,000.00
  • 1,000,000
  • Grundy Woman Receives $1.4 Million Plus Future Medical Payments
  • $1.4 million
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Associations

  • Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission
  • Attorney Member
  • 1994 - Present
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy
  • Attorney Member
  • 1989 - Present
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Lifetime Member
  • 1986 - Present
  • Chicago Bar Foundation
  • Associate Member
  • 1986 - Present
  • Will County Bar Association
  • Associate Member
  • 1986 - Present
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 1984 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 1984 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 1984 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2023
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Million Dollar Advocate
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2014
  • 10/10
  • AVVO
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2013
  • $64 million verdict- quadriplegic
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2012
  • $11 million verdict- 30 foot fall
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2009
  • $16.4 million verdict- automobile accident
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2007
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2005
  • $3.8 million verdict- laborer
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • 2000
  • Society Member
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • 1981
  • Illinois Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • N/A
  • Selected member
  • American Association for Justice
  • N/A
  • $1.6 Million Settlement for Ironworker
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • N/A
  • $5 million settlement- Local 150
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • N/A
  • $8 Million Verdict- Union Oil Explosion
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • N/A
  • $1.3 Verdict- Laborer Hip Injuries
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • N/A
  • $2 verdict- Trucker knee injury
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • N/A
  • $2.1 million settlement- Construction worker
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • N/A
  • $2.2 million verdict- Jones Act Case
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • N/A
  • $2 million verdict- Roofer fall
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • N/A
  • $1.45 million settlement- Union Carpenter
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • N/A
  • $1.9 verdict- Union labored head injury
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • N/A
  • $1.4 million verdict- fall in parking lot
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • N/A
  • $1.3 million-Plumber fall
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • N/A
  • $1.7 million verdict- iron worker fall
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • N/A
  • $2.7 verdict- Ironworker arm crushed
  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • N/A
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Publications

  • Labor Record
  • Various
  • 2012
  • Labor Record
  • Numerous
  • 2011
  • Labor Record
  • Various
  • 2010
  • Labor Record
  • Numerous
  • 2009
  • Labor Record
  • Various articles for the labor record
  • 2008
  • Labor Record
  • Numerous
  • 2007
  • Labor Record
  • Various articles for the labor record
  • 2006
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Speaking Engagements

  • Multiple Trade unions throughout the state.
  • Worker Safety
  • 2012
  • Multiple trade unions throughout the state
  • Worker Safety
  • 2011
  • Various trade unions throughout the state
  • Worker Safety
  • 2010
  • Various trade unions throughout the state
  • Worker Safety
  • 2009
  • Various trade unions throughout the state
  • Worker Safety
  • 2008
  • Various trade unions throughout the state
  • Worker Safety
  • 2006
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Attorney endorsements

Received (38)
Given (57)
Endorse Clifford
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 12
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"It would be hard to say that Cliff really needs anyone's endorsement given his high level of success. However, he has mine. I had occasion to work with Cliff when he represented another party in a commercial claim. His presence and authority were instrumental to building the trust necessary to get the deal done."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Horwitz is one of the finest attorneys in his state, he is a strong and zealous advocate for his clients and a credit to the legal profession, I highly recommend his legal services."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Clifford Horwitz practices at the highest level of competence. He is a skilled and resourceful attorney."
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Cliff is an attorney who will put his years of experience together with his work ethic to get you the result you deserve."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 10
Relationship: Family member
"Cliff has established himself as a repeat record breaker in the personal injury field. Many of the cases he has tried to verdict are the highest verdicts ever! You would be lucky to have Cliff as your advocate."
Brain injury Attorney | Sep 28
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 11
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this individual as a highly respected and knowledgable lawyer in their practice."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer with no reservation. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community. Very hardworking and diligent. Consistently achieves superior results. Advice is always practical and on point. I recommend to anyone looking for an attorney who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of clients and achieving the most favorable result possible.I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | May 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Clifford. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Brain injury Attorney | May 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A highly skilled and respected lawyer in the legal community."
Brain injury Attorney | Apr 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. An outstanding and well respected attorney in the legal community. I would recommend him wholeheartedly to anyone needing legal representation."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Horwitz is a highly experienced and well respected lawyer in the legal community. He is a zealous advocate for the rights and interests of his client."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Clifford Horwitz is an experienced attorney whose participation and comments in Avvo show his commitment to serving clients very well. He is an excellent attorney that I recommend whole heartedly."
Brain injury Attorney | Dec 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 27
Relationship: Other
"Having reviewed a number of Mr. Horwitz's helpful and precise answers on Avvo, I firmly believe him to be an asset to the legal community."
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Top Contributor 2013
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Chicago Personal injury Lawyer Clifford Horwitz
Clifford Horwitz
Personal injury Attorney
Chicago, IL
Licensed for 38 years
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